• Superb student writing happening at Hall Elementary School

    Superb student writing happening at Hall Elementary School

    Educators at Jesse Hall Elementary School focus on enhancing the writing skills of all students at every level. Principal Lea Anderson told me about the many ingenious strategies that teachers are using to connect writing to student learning in all subjects.

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  • Shaw Coyotes share school dynamics and activities

    Shaw Coyotes share school dynamics and activities

    Three Shaw Middle School students greeted me as I arrived at their school. Daijah, Lacey, and Josh were all smiles as they shared some Shaw swag with me and welcomed me to their school. I certainly felt special. Thank you to these wonderful students for making me feel so welcome!

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  • A Courgar-ific visit to Corbett Elementary School

    A Courgar-ific visit to Corbett Elementary School

    I recently had time to sit down and visit with Corbett Elementary School principal Denise Dufrene. We had a robust conversation about education, equity, social trends, and our community. Principal Dufrene also shared stories with me about her amazing staff, students, and families.

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  • Reed High School students spent quality time with Superintendent

    Reed High School students spent quality time with Superintendent

    During my recent visit to Reed High School, Principal Josh Rosenbloom and Assistant Principal Valerie Bayard de Volo provided interesting student presentations for me. Students representing CTE, Leadership, JROTC, the Native American Club, and Band gave me an overview of their programs that included great student perspective.

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  • We The People: The Citizen & the Constitution

    We The People: The Citizen & the Constitution

    I am thrilled to announce the results of the recent “We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution” Competition. To give a bit of background, the “We the People” curriculum is an innovative course of instruction on the history and principles of the United States constitutional democratic republic.

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